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nnual 
Farm and 
Home 
Week 
Program 



January 10 to 14 

1938 



Courses in Agriculture 1-23 

Homemakers' Conference 24-27 

Special Conferences 28-29 

Exhibits 30-31 

Miscellaneous . 32 



College of Agriculture 
University of Illinois 
Urbana-Champaign 



INFORMATION FOR VISITORS 



REGISTRATION— Every visitor is urged to register 
immediately upon arrival. There is no registration fee. 
Registration headquarters will be maintained in the 
Lower Parlors of the Woman's Building during the 
entire week. At the time of registering you will be 
given an official Farm and Home Week badge. 

CONFERENCE HOUR— Except where special con- 
ferences are listed, the hour 8 to 9 each morning has 
been reserved for conference with members of the 
College staff or others. Inquire at the registration desk 
for assistance in locating anyone you may wish to see. 

EXHIBITS — Farm and Home Week guests should 
avail themselves of the opportunity of visiting the many 
exhibits on the campus pertaining to subjects of both 
agricultural and general interest. A brief description of 
the exhibits will be found at the back of this program. 

MEALS — Meals may be secured at numerous restau- 
rants near the University campus. Noon lunch will 
be served at the Home Economics Cafeteria in the 
Woman's Building. The basement gymnasium will be 
open to anyone who cares to bring his lunch. Coffee, 
soup, milk and fruit may be obtained there. 

ROOMS — A list of rooms available in the University 
district for Farm and Home Week visitors will be main- 
tained at the registration desk in the Lower Parlors of 
the Woman's Building. 

LOST AND FOUND — Articles lost should be reported 
and those found turned in to registration headquarters 
in the Lower Parlors of the Woman's Building. 

ILLNESS AND ACCIDENTS— Illness or accidents 
should be promptly reported to the registration desk in 
the Lower Parlors of the Woman's Building. First aid 
service will be rendered by the University Health Sta- 
tion, telephone 7-1821. 



Unless otherwise indicated, speakers 
are members of the Staff of the 
University of Illinois, 



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COURSES IN 
T 3 AGRICULTURE 

(For Homemakers' Conference, see page 24) 
THE LIBRARY OF THt 

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MONDAY, JANUARY 10 



MORNING 

Registration — Woman's Building, Lower Parlors 

Smith Music Hall, Foyer 

Lincoln Hall, Foyer 

AFTERNOON 
General Session 

3:00- 4:15— Smith Music Hall. 

J. Howard Beard, presiding. 

Address: The new public health — Nathan 
Sinai, M.D., Division of Hygiene and Pub- 
lic Health, University of Michigan, Ann 
Arbor. 

Program will be opened with group singing 
led by E. H. Regnier. 

Agricultural Economics 

New Agriculture Building, Room 103. 

1:00- 2:50 — Illinois Cooperative Conference — L. G. Nor- 
ton, chairman. 

The challenge of cooperation — H. C. M. 
Case. 

Looking ahead in cooperation — R. W. Bart- 
lett. 

Discussions and leaders: 

Cooperative cold-storage lockers — C. E. Yale, 

Farm Adviser, Lee county. 
Cooperative rural electrification — E. W. Leh- 

MANN. 

Cooperative health associations — Fannie M. 

Brooks. 
Consumer cooperatives — Mrs. E. J. Lehman, 

President, Illinois Federation of Women's 

Clubs. 
4:30- 5:30 — Question box hour. 

Agricultural Engineering 

Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 201. 

1:00- 2:00— Tiling for effective drainage— T. A. Pitzen, 

U.S.D.A., Urbana. 
2:00- 3:00 — Structures for gully erosion control — R. C. 

Hay. 
4:00- 5:00 — Inspection of terracing equipment — R. C. 

Hay. 

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(Monday afternoon — continued) 
Agronomy 

Old Agriculture Building, Room 600. 

1:00- 2:00 — Recent progress in combating grain crop dis- 
eases — Benjamin Koehler. 
2:00- 3:00— Insect situation for 1938— W. P. Flint. 

Animal Husbandry 

Stock Pavilion. 

1:00- 2:00 — An appraisal of present condition of live- 
stock-breeding industry — E. T. Robbins. 

2:00- 3:00 — Effect of ration upon breeding efficiency — 
T. S. Hamilton. 

Horticulture 

New Agriculture Building, Room 127. 

1:00-2:00 — Pomology: Planting and care of the home 
fruit garden — V. W. Kelley. 

2:00- 3:00 — Olericulture: Fertility problems in the grow- 
ing of vegetables — J. P. McCollum. 

4-H Club Work 

1:00- 2:00— New Agriculture Building, Room 128. 

Working with young people — A. B. Graham, 
Extension Service, U.S.D.A., Washington, 
D. C. 

Poultry Clinic 

1:00- 3:00 — Animal Pathology Laboratory. 

Flock owners are invited to bring specimens 
for autopsy — Robert Graham and Labora- 
tory staff. 

Rural Life Conference 1 

1:00- 2:50 — Joint session with Agricultural Economics. 

EVENING 
Farm and Home Week Banquet 

*5:30- Woman's Building, First Floor Gymnasium. 

Talk: Refuse thoughts of a dirt farmer — 
Ralph Allen, Delavan. 

Basketball Game, Illinois vs. Purdue 

*7:30- 9:00— George Huff Gymnasium. 



*Charge made for admission. 

a Sponsored by Extension in Rural Sociology, University of 
Illinois, in cooperation with members of the Illinois Church 
Council, the National Catholic Rural Life Conference, the United 
Lutheran Church in America, and the Champaign County Ministerial 
Association. 



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TUESDAY, JANUARY 11 

MORNING 

Agricultural Economics 

Cooperative Dairy Marketing 

H. A. Ruehe, chairman 

University Place Christian Church 

(403 S. Wright, Champaign) 

9:00-12:00 — Looking ahead in cooperative dairy market- 
ing— 

In the Chicago area — John P. Case, General 
Manager, Pure Milk Association. 

In relation to the Dairy Section of the A. A. A. 
— Charles A. Smith, Regional Representa- 
tive, Washington, D. C. 

As related to transportation in the Blooming- 
ton area — C. N. Atwood, Farmers' Cream- 
ery Company. 

For Illinois as a whole — R. W. Bartlett. 

For the Illinois Producers' Creameries — 
Frank A. Gougler, General Manager, 
Chicago. 

Discussion leaders: Bliss E. Loy, Director, 
Sanitary Milk Producers, Effingham ; Wal- 
ter Winn, Director, Pure Milk Associa- 
tion, Richmond ; A. D. Lynch, General 
Manager, Sanitary Milk Producers, St. 
Louis. 
(Conference is continued in afternoon, see p. 6) 

Cooperative Grain Marketing 

W. L. Burlison, chairman 

University Place Christian Church 

(403 S. Wright, Champaign) 

9:00-12:00 — Cooperation at country points. 

1. Status of cooperative grain marketing in 

Illinois in 1937 as shown by the coopera- 
tive survey — L. H. Simerl. 
Discussion: Lawrence Farlow, Secretary, 
Farmer Grain Dealers' Association of 
Illinois, Bloomington ; and Harrison 
Fahrnkopf, Illinois Grain Corporation, 
Chicago. 

2. Financial results of farmers' elevators in 

Illinois — L. J. Norton. 
Discussion: A. J. Kunz, Treasurer, St. 
Louis Bank for Cooperatives, St. Louis; 
Homer Bell, Manager, Watseka Farm- 
ers' Grain Company Cooperative, Wat- 
seka ;• and W. E. Munson, Manager, 
Savoy Grain and Coal Company, Savoy. 

(Conference is continued in afternoon, see p. 6) 



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(Tuesday morning — continued) 

Cooperative Livestock Marketing 

H. P. Rusk, chairman 

University Place Christian Church 

(403 S. Wright, Champaign) 

9:00-12:00 — The situation in livestock trucking — E. N. 
Searls. 

Illinois auction livestock markets — R. C. 
Ashby. 

How cold-storage locker plants may affect 
livestock and meat distribution — R. J. Eg- 
gert, University of Minnesota, St. Paul. 

Discussion: Led by Charles Shuman, Sul- 
livan; Ray Doneghue, Macomb; and 
Lloyd Rodman, Bloomington. 

How livestock marketing associations plan to 
meet the future. 

1. The Illinois Livestock Marketing Associa- 
tion — S. F. Russell, Manager, Chicago. 

(Conference is continued in afternoon, see p. 7) 

*12:00-1 :00 — Luncheon meeting of all cooperative groups. 

(Send reservations to Department of Agri- 
cultural Economics, College of Agriculture, 
Urbana, by January 7, 1938; price, 65c\) 

Talk: The social and economic aspects of co- 
operation — Quentin Reynolds, Manager, 
Eastern States Farmers' Exchange, Spring- 
field, Mass. 

Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, and 
Forestry 

Soil Improvement and Erosion Control 

New Agriculture Building, Room 103. 

9:00-10:00— Fitting the rotation to the land— E. E. De- 
Turk and F. C. Bauer. 

10:00-10:30 — Lessons from Soil Conservation Service ex- 
perience — F. A. Fisher, State Coordinator, 
Soil Conservation Service, U.S.D.A., 
Urbana. 

10:30-11:00 — Place of livestock in the soil-improvement 
program — J. B. Andrews. 

11:00-12:00 — Planning the farm for economical operation 
— M. L. Mosher. 

Agricultural Engineering 

Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 201. 

8:00- 9:00 — Question hour: Drainage and erosion prob- 
lems — T. A. Pitzen, U.S.D.A., Urbana, and 
R. C. Hay. 

9:00-10:00 — Increasing the market value of corn and 
wheat by better storage — W. A. Foster and 
Thayer Cleaver. 
10:00-11:00 — Protecting farm buildings against decay and 
termites — W. A. Foster. 

Agronomy 

Old Agriculture Building, Room 600. 

8:00- 9:00 — Round-table discussion of insects and plant 

diseases. 
11:00-12:00 — Advanced corn-breeding school — C. M. 
Woodworth and W. J. Mumm. 

*Charge made for admission. 

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(Tuesday morning continued) 
Animal Husbandry — Horse Day Program 

9:00-11:00— Stock Pavilion. 

Beekeeping 

Experimental Zoological Laboratory, Room 104. 
9:00-10:00— Through the year with the bee colony— V. G. 

Milum. 
10:00-11:00 — The body of the bee and its adaptations — 

Donald T. Ries, State Natural History 

Survey, Urbana. 

Dairy 

Dairy Manufactures Building, Room 203. 

9:00-11:30 — Discussion and demonstration: Methods for 
making cottage and cream cheese at home 
— B. F. Whitmore. 

New Agriculture Building, Room 330. 

9:00-10:00 — Testing dairy cattle for production, advanced 
registry, and herd-improvement registry 
testing — A. F. Kuhlman. 
Dairy herd improvement associations — J. G. 
Cash. 
10:00-11:00 — The significance of a program of testing to 
herd improvement — C. S. Rhode and 
W. W. Yapp. 

Horticulture 

9:00-11:00— New Agriculture Building, Room 127. 

( 9:00) Pomology: Better varieties of tree fruits for 
the home planting — R. L. McMunn. 

(10:00) Olericulture: Vegetables grown without soil 
— W. C. Walker. 
10:00-11:00— New Agriculture Building, Room 128. 

Floriculture: New and unusual flowering 
plants for the farm garden, illustrated in 
color — J. H. Hanley. 

Poultry 

New Agriculture Building, Room 316. 

9:00-10:00 — What can we do about poultry mortality? — 

L. E. Card. 
10:00-10:45 — Why a balanced ration for laying hens? — 

B. R. Burmester. 
10:45-11:30 — The operation of hen batteries in Illinois — 

H. M. Scott. 

Rural Life Conference 

New Agriculture Building, Room 214. 

8:00- 9:00 — Social trends affecting rural life {illustrated) 

— D. E. Lindstrom. 
'9:00-10:00 — Problems of personal adjustment — Henry 
Wieman, Divinity School, University of 
Chicago. 



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(Tuesday morning — continued) 

10:00-11:45 — Forum: D. E. Lindstrom, presiding. 

The rural church in service to the entire 

community — George Hildner, Villa Ridge, 

Missouri. 
Discussion led by George Nell, Effingham. 
Resource leaders: C. J. Krell, Oswego; 

Ferry Platt, Jr., Merom Institute, 

Merom, Indiana. 

AFTERNOON 
General Sessions 

3:00- 4:15— Lincoln Hall Theatre. 
J. C. Blair, presiding. 
Address: America and world peace — Albert 

H. Lybyer. 
Program will be opened with vocal selections 

by Bruce Foote, accompanied by Sherman 

SCHOONMAKER. 

3:00- 4:15— Smith Music Hall. 

W. L. Burlison, presiding. 

The A B C's of the weather {illustrated) — 

J. B. Kincer, Chief, Division of Climate 

and Crop Weather, U. S. Weather Bureau, 

Washington, D. C. 
Program will be opened with pipe organ 

selections by F. B. Stiven. 

Agricultural Economics 

Cooperative Dairy Marketing (cont'd) 

H. A. Ruehe, chairman 

University Place Christian Church 

(403 S. Wright, Champaign) 

1:00- 3:00 — Looking ahead in cooperative dairy market- 
ing— 

In relation to the St. Louis Milk Market 
Administration — Fred Shipley, Market 
Administrator. 

For the Illinois Milk Producers' Association — 
Wilfred Shaw, Secretary-Treasurer, Chi- 
cago. 

In the Rockford area — Delos Langhoff, 
Manager, Mid- West Dairymen's Company. 

In the St. Louis area — E. W. Tiedeman, 
President, Sanitary Milk Producers. 

Discussion leaders: C. G. Huppert, Manager, 
Quality Milk Association, Moline ; G. H. 
Ekhoff, President, Pure Milk Association, 
Chicago; B. F. Whitmore. 

Cooperative Grain Marketing (cont'd) 

W. L. Burlison, chairman 

University Place Christian Church 

(403 S. Wright, Champaign) 

1:00- 3:00 — Cooperation in central markets. 

1. The program of the Illinois Grain Cor- 
poration — Eugene Curtis, Director, 
Champaign. 
Discussion: Ernest Lawrence, Blooming- 
ton; and Leroy Melton, Farmers' 
Equity Union, Greenville. 

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(Tuesday afternoon continued) 

2. Merchandising coarse grains in the Illinois 
area — J. O. Mc( 'unlock, Chicago. 
Discussion: Sam C. BANE, Manager, At 
wood (irain and Supply Co., Atwood. 

Cooperative Livestock Marketing (cont'd) 

H. P. Rusk, chairman 

University Place Christian Church 

(403 S. Wright, Champaign) 

1:00- 3:00 — How cooperative livestock marketing organi- 
zations plan to meet the future {cont'd). 

2. The National Livestock Marketing Asso- 

ciation — P. O. Wilson, General Man- 
ager, Chicago. 

3. For the Producers' Commission Associa- 

tions: H. R. Parke, President, Chicago; 
H. D. Wright, Manager, St. Louis; 
W. R. Hembrough, Manager, Peoria; 
Scott Meiks, Manager, Indianapolis. 
Discussion leaders: Sam McCluggage, 
Hanna City; I. R. Fulkerson, Jersey- 
ville ; Marion Finley, Hoopeston ; G. H. 
Iftner, Pekin ; John Wood, Bushnell. 

Agricultural Economics 

Commerce Building, Room 114. 

1:00- 3:00 — What farm records show about eroded areas 
— E. L. Sauer, Soil Conservation Service, 
Urbana. 
(1:30) Problems in getting desired results from 

conservation program — F. M. Atchley. 
(2:00) In cooperation with the University of Illinois 
Division of Social Sciences. Taxation 
problems in Illinois with particular refer- 
ence to value of farm land — S. E. Leland, 
Chairman, 111. Tax Commission, Chicago. 

New Agriculture Building, Room 103. 
4:30- 5:30 — Question box hour. 

Panel: Shall we buy that farm now? — C. L. 
Stewart, R. H. Wilcox, H. O. Watson, 
Farm Loans, Champaign. 

Agricultural Engineering 

Agricultural Engineering Building. 

1:00-2:00 — Room 201: Farm-home improvement: 
water systems and sewage disposal — E. W. 
Lehmann. 

Room 205: Fans for corn drying: types, 
installation, operation — R. H. Reed. 

Types of electric motors for use in seed corn 
houses — C. W. Veach. 
2:00- 3:00 — Room 201: Effective use of concrete in 
farm structures — L. O. Hanson, Portland 
Cement Association. 

Use of other building materials — R. R. Parks. 

Room 205: Dryer furnaces and tempera- 
ture controls — Willis MaGirl, P. H. Ma- 
Girl Foundry and Furnace Works, Bloom- 
ington. 

Discussion on seed-corn grading — R. H. 
Reed. 
4:00- 5:00 — Drying Laboratory: Open discussion on 
seed-corn drying, led by R. H. Reed. 

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(Tuesday afternoon — continued) 

Animal Husbandry — Horse Day Program 
(cont'd) 

1:00- 3:00— Stock Pavilion. 

Agronomy and Forestry 

Old Agriculture Building, Room 600. 

1:00- 1:30— Farming on the level— R. C. Hay. 

1:30- 2:00 — Using trees to save the soil — J. E. Davis. 

2:00- 3:00 — Putting soil-conservation methods into prac- 
tice — H. N. Fox, Crawford county; Otto 
Berlage, Jo Daviess county; and C. M. 
Linsley. 

Beekeeping 

Experimental Zoological Laboratory. 

1:00- 2:00— Room 104: Honey plants of Illinois— 
Donald T. Ries, State Natural History 
Survey, Urbana. 

2:00- 3:00 — Room 104: Examination of colonies (dem- 
onstration) — Robert Beer (student). 

2:00- 3:00 — Room 110: Honey extracting {demonstra- 
tion) — Charles Ater (student). 

Dairy 

Dairy Manufactures Building, Room 203. 

1:00- 1:50 — Causes for variations in milk and cream tests 
— O. R. Overman. 

2:00- 2:50 — Manufacture of special dairy products for 
the farm dairy: milk drinks, special 
spreads, etc. — W. J. Corbett. 

Horticulture 

New Agriculture Building, Room 127. 

1:00- 2:00 — Pomology: How to prune grapevines — A. S. 
Colby. 

2:00- 3:00 — Olericulture: Harvesting, storing and mar- 
keting popcorn — B. L. Weaver. 

4-H Club Work 

l:0O- 2:00— New Agriculture Building, Room 128. 

Working with young people — A. B. Graham, 
Extension Service, U.S.D.A., Washington, 
D. C. 

Poultry 

New Agriculture Building, Room 316. 

1:00- 2:00 — Getting better prices for market eggs — H. H. 

Alp. 
2:00- 3:00 — New problems in poultry feeding — B. R. 

Burmester. 

Rural Life Conference 

1:00- 3:00— New Agriculture Building, Room 103. 

Discussion team tourney finals: Farm 
tenancy — what should be done about it? 

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( Tuesday continued) 
EVENING 
Stockmen's Banquet 

*5:30- Bradley Arcade, 713 S. Wright, Champaign. 

Address by Senator Simon E. Lantz, 
Congerville. 

General Session 

7:30- 8:45— Lincoln Hall Theatre. 

R. R. Hudelson, presiding. 

Plant forms and landscapes in natural colors, 

illustrated with 1,200 feet of colored 

movies — J. C. Blair. 
Program will be opened with vocal selections 

by the University Men's Glee Club under 

the direction of LeRoy Hamp. 



'Charge made for 



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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12 



MORNING 
Agricultural Economics 

New Agriculture Building, Room 103. 

9:00-12:00 — Long-time results from farm records — J. B. 

Cunningham, chairman. 
( 9:00) Illinois farm earnings for the past ten years 

— P. E. Johnston. 
( 9:30) Farm-management problems in the future — 

M. L. Mosher. 
(10:00) How the farm income is spent — H. C. M. 

Case. 

(10:30) Discussion by farmers: 

What my farm plan has been worth — Otto 
Berlage, Jo Daviess county. 

Building a profitable farm business with a 
hog specialty — Marion File, Bond county. 

The dividend from farm accounts— John 
Hannah, Henry county. 

Cost of production on my farm — C. P. Mills, 
Champaign county. 
*12: 15-1: 00— Lunch at University Place Christian 
Church, 403 S. Wright Street, Champaign. 

(Send reservations to Department of Agri- 
cultural Economics, College of Agriculture, 
Urbana, by January 10; price, 60^). 

Agricultural Engineering 

Agricultural Engineering Building. 

8:00- 9:00— Room 201: Question hour: your building 
and fencing problems, electric fencing — 
W. A.. Foster and E. L. Hansen. 
Tractor Laboratory: Tractor inspection 
and discussion conducted by R. I. Shawl. 

9:00-10:00 — Room 201: Reducing farm power and ma- 
chinery costs — H. P. Bateman and S. M. 
Elliott. 
10:00-11:00— Room 201: Interpreting the Nebraska 
tractor tests — R. C. Hay. 

Agronomy, Agricultural Economics, and 
Forestry ' 

8:00- 9:00— Old Agriculture Building, Room 600. 

Round-table discussion on soil improvement 
and erosion control. 

Agronomy — Hybrid Corn Day 

9:00-11:00— Smith Music Hall. 

( 9:00) Results of performance tests in 1937 — G. H. 

Dungan. 
(10:00) Good hybrids need good soil — A. L. Lang. 
11:00-12:00— Old Agriculture Building, Room 600. 

Advanced corn-breeding school — C. M. 
Woodworth and W. J. Mumm. 

*Charge made for admission. 

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(Wednesday morning continued) 
Animal Husbandry — Beef Cattle 

New Agriculture Building, Room 214. 

9:00- 9:30 — Some problems confronting the breeders of 

purebred beef cattle — R. R. SNAPP. 
l) : .^0-10: 15 — The prevention of breeding diseases — L. E. 

BOLEY. 

10:15-11:00 — Extending the market for purebred beef 
cattle — E. T. Robbins. 

11:00-11:30 — What can we learn from the Scotch breed- 
ers? — Alex Edgar. 

Beekeeping 

Experimental Zoological Laboratory, Room 104. 

8:00- 9:00 — Fall and winter management of bees — G. H. 

Cale, Editor, American Bee Journal. 
9:00-10:00 — Requeening: why, when and how shall we do 

it? — Carl E. Killion, Paris. 
10:00-11:00 — Swarm control and extracted honey produc- 
tion — G. H. Cale, Editor, American Bee 
Journal. 
Honey: its physical properties and care — 
V. G. Milum. 

Dairy 

Dairy Manufactures Building, Room 203. 

9:00-11:30 — Manufacture of American Cheddar cheese on 
the farm — B. F. Whitmore and S. L. 
Tuckey. 
Stock Pavilion. 

9:00-11:00 — Judging dairy cattle for utility and value. 
( 9:00) Selecting cows with an idea to sustained high 
production, analysis of udder types, and 
characteristics which accompany longevity 
— A. F. Kuhlman and W. W. Yapp. 
(10:00) Caring for dairy products on the farm to- 
meet the needs of the manufacturer or dis- 
tributor — B. F. Whitmore. 

Forestry 

1 1 : 00-12 : 00— Stock Pavilion. 

Woodchopping contest. 

Horticulture 

9:00-11:00— New Agriculture Building, Room 127. 

( 9:00) Pomology: Keeping fruit trees in good con- 
dition — M. J. Dorsey. 
(10:00) Olericulture: Field performance of hybrid 
sweet corn — J. B. Corns. 
10:00-11:00— New Agriculture Building, Room 128. 

Floriculture: Horticultural varieties in color, 
illustrated colored motion pictures — J. C. 
Blair. 

Poultry 

New Agriculture Building, Room 316. 

9:00-10:00 — Recent findings in poultry research — L. E. 

Card. 
10:00-10:45 — Poultry housing and equipment problems — 

H. H. Alp. 
10:45-11:30 — Feeding to produce better hatching eggs — 

L. E. Card. 

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(Wednesday morning — continued) 
Rural Life Conference 

8:00- 9:00— New Agriculture Building, Room 214. 

Rural organization to serve rural life (illus- 
trated) — D. E. Lindstrom. 
9:00-11:45— Architecture Building, Hall of Casts. 
( 9:00) Problems of personal adjustment — Henry 
Wieman, Divinity School, University of 
Chicago. 

(10:00) Forum: Joint session with Art Extension 

Committee — R. E. Hieronymus, presiding. 
The rural church and other organizations in 

rural life — A. E. Holt, Theological 

Seminary, Chicago. 
Discussion led by W. C. Giersbach, Director, 

Southern Area Congregational-Christian 

Church of Illinois, Decatur. 
Resource leader: George Nell, Effingham. 

AFTERNOON 
General Sessions 

3:00- 4:15— Smith Music Hall. 

Lita Bane, presiding. 

You and your community — Frank O. 
Kreager, formerly Extension Professor 
of Psychology, Sociology and Education, 
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. 

Program will be opened with pipe organ 
selections by F. B. Stiven. 
3:00- 4:15— Lincoln Hall Theatre. 

H. C. M. Case, presiding. 

The corn-belt farmer and the changing eco- 
nomic order — Oliver R. Johnson, Chair- 
man, Department of Agricultural Eco- 
nomics, University of Missouri, Columbia. 

Program will be opened with group singing 
led by E. H. Regnier. 

Agricultural Economics 

University Place Christian Church 
(403 S. Wright, Champaign) 

1:00- 3:00 — Long-time results from farm records — M. L. 
Mosher, chairman. 
Recognition of ten-year account-keepers — 

H. C. M. Case. 

Response — E. D. Lawrence, McLean county. 

(1:30) How I used farm records to build my farm 

business — Charles Smith, Woodford 

county. 

Making a southeastern Illinois farm pay — 

Chester J. McCord, Jasper county. 
Farm records influence land use and crop 

yields — Kenneth Berry, Saline county. 
Good farm management and agricultural 
adjustment programs — J. V. Stevenson, 
LaSalle county. 
New Agriculture Building, Room 103. 
4:30- 5:30 — Question box hour. 

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(Wednesday afternoon continued) 

Agricultural Engineering 

Agricultural Engineering Building. 

1:00- 2:00— Room 201: Rubber tires for tractors and 

other farm machines — R. I. Shawl. 
2:00- 3: 00- -Room 201: Tractor oils and greases— R. I. 

Shawl. 
4:00- 5:00 — Second Floor Laboratory: Inspection of 

seed-cleaning machinery— C. W. Veach. 
4:00- 5:00 — Tractor Laboratory: Inspection of tractors 

— R. I. Shawl. 

Agronomy — Hybrid Corn Day (cont'd) 

Smith Music Hall. 

1:00- 2:00 — Hybrid corn in relation to insect resistance — 
J. H. Bigger, State Natural History Sur- 
vey, Urbana; R. O. Snelling, U.S.D.A., 
Urbana; and R. A. Blanchard, U. S. 
Bureau of Entomology, Urbana. 

2:00- 3:00 — The hybrid corn program in Iowa — J. L. 
Robinson, Iowa State College, Ames. 

Animal Husbandry — Beef Cattle 

Stock Pavilion. 
1:00- 1:30 — Inheritance in cattle — W. D. Burrington. 

1:30- 2:00— Selecting cattle for the breeding herd— H. P. 
Rusk. 

2:00- 2:45 — Demonstration in herd improvement — R. R. 
Snapp. 

Art Extension 

1:30- 3:00— Architecture Building, Hall of Casts. 

Unveiling of the Lorado Taft portrait bust. 
4:15- 5:00— Smith Music Hall. 

Complimentary orchestra concert — F. B. 
Stiven. 

Dairy 

1:00- 2:50— Dairy Manufactures Building, Room 203. 

Manufacture of American Cheddar cheese on 
the farm. Discussion, demonstration, and 
sampling of cheese by B. F. Whitmore. 

Horticulture 

1:00- 3:00— New Agriculture Building, Room 127. 

(1:00) Pomology: Control of fruit tree diseases in 
the small plantings — H. W. Anderson. 

(2:00) Olericulture: Objects, technique, and results 
of plant breeding — W. A. Huelsen. 

4-H Club Work 

1:00- 2:00— New Agriculture Building, Room 128. 

Working with young people — A. B. Graham, 
Extension Service, U.S.D.A., Washington, 
D. C 

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(Wednesday afternoon — continued) 

Illinois Crop Improvement Association 

4:00- 5:00— Old Agriculture Building, Morrow Hall. 

O. J. Sommer, President, presiding. 

Annual business meeting. 

Committee reports: auditing and finance, 

hybrid corn certification, ten-acre-yield 

contest, nominations, etc. 

Poultry 

New Agriculture Building, Room 316. 
1:00- 2:00 — Feeding baby chicks — B. R. Burmester. 
2:00- 3:00 — Preparing poultry for locker storage — H. M. 
Scott. 



EVENING 

Illinois Crop Improvement Association 
Banquet 

*5:30- Woman's Building, First Floor 

Gymnasium. 

Address: J. L. Robinson, Iowa State College, 

Ames. 
Some experiences of a plant explorer in 

Turkestan and Turkey (illustrated) — H. L. 

Westover, Senior Agronomist, Bureau of 

Plant Industry, U.S.D.A., Washington, 

D. C. 
Medals will be awarded to the winners in the 

Ten-Acre Corn-Growing Contest and in 

the Utility Corn Show by the president. 
All Farm and Home Week guests invited. 

Art Extension and Rural Life Conference 
Reception and Dinner 

University Place Christian Church 
(403 S. Wright, Champaign) 

5:15- 6:00 — Reception in the parlors. 
*6:00- Dinner, Lorado Taft Memorial. 

(Send in reservations to D. E. Lindstrom, 
300 New Agriculture Building, Urbana, by 
January 1; price, 60^). 

Winter Festival 

Community Sing and Recreation 

7:30- George Huff Gymnasium. 

G. S. Randall, presiding. 

Lorado Taft Lectureship 

8:00- Lincoln Hall Theatre. 

Address: Regional art — Grant Wood, Uni- 
versity of Iowa, Iowa City. 



*Charge made for admission. 

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 13 

MORNING 

Agricultural Economics and Illinois Farm 
Managers Association 

New Agriculture Building, Room 103. 

9:00-12:00 — Tenancy problems and their solutions — C. J. 
Rohrer, Manager, Sibley Estate, Sibley, 
chairman. 

( 9:00) The national tenancy problem — H. C. Tay- 
lor, Director, Farm Foundation, Chicago. 

(10:00) Compensation as a means of improving the 
tenancy system — Marshall Harris, Land 
Utilization Division, Resettlement Admin- 
istration, Washington, D. C. 

(10:30) What are the tenancy problems in Illinois? 
By speakers representing different sections 
of the state. 
*12: 15-1: 15— Lunch at Bradley Arcade, 703 S. Wright, 
Champaign. 

Agricultural Engineering 

Agricultural Engineering Building. 
8:00- 9:00 — Room 201: Question hour: seed-cleaning 
machinery, selection and operation. — C. W. 
Veach. 
9:00-10:00 — Second Floor Laboratory: Equipment for 
planting hybrid corn — R. I. Shawl. 

Room 201: Problems encountered in se- 
curing electric service — Guy Baxter, Illi- 
nois Agricultural Association, Chicago. 
10:00-12:00— Room 201: Rural Electrification. 

Area development for electric service. 

A complete coverage program in operation 
for Livingston county — L. S. Johnson, As- 
sistant Farm Adviser. 

Factors to be considered in an area develop- 
ment program — Richard Boonstra, Public 
Service Company of Northern Illinois, 
Joliet. 

Cooperative electric service in Menard County 
— A. E. Becker, Project Superintendent, 
Menard Electric Cooperative, Petersburg. 

Progressive development of electric service 
for Illinois farmers — P. J. Raver, Execu- 
tive Officer, Illinois Commerce Commis- 
sion, Springfield. 

Agronomy 

Old Agriculture Building. 

8:00- 9:00— Room 600: Hybrid corn question box. 
11:00-12:00 — Morrow Hall: Advanced corn-breeding 

school — C. M. Woodworth and W. J. 

Mumm. 

Agronomy and Dairy 

Old Agriculture Building, Room 600. 
9:00-12:00 — Pasture and pasture management. 

(9:00) Improving the quality and carrying capacity 
of pastures — W. L. Burlison, J. J. Pieper 
and F. C. Bauer. 

*Charge made for admission. 

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G. P. F. 



(Thursday morning — continued) 

(11:00) The livestock man looks at the pasture prob- 
lem — H. P. Rusk and W. B. Nevens. 

Animal Husbandry — Sheep 

Stock Pavilion. 

9:00-10:00 — Principles underlying breeding — Elmer 

Roberts. 
10:00-11:00 — Breeds of sheep, illustrated with animals — 

W. J. Hampton. 
11:00-12:00 — Illinois sheep-improvement program — H. G. 

Russell. 

Art Extension 

10:00-11:45— Architecture Building, Hall of Casts. 

Panel: Making the community beautiful, 
with emphasis on city and community plan- 
ning — Peoria, Decatur, Springfield, Evan- 
ston, Vincennes, Indiana, and other places. 

Beekeeping 

Experimental Zoological Laboratory, Room 104. 

8:00- 9:00— Adult bee diseases and pests— V. G. Milum. 
9:00-10:00 — Diagnosing brood diseases — G. H. Cale, Edi- 
tor, American Bee Journal. 
10:00-11:00 — Apiary inspection and methods of bee disease 
control — C. L. Duax, Chief Inspector of 
Apiaries, Chicago. 
Question box and miscellaneous topics. 

Dairy 

9:00-11:30— Dairy Manufactures Building, Room 203. 

Buttermaking for the farm dairy, demonstra- 
tion and discussion — S. L. Tuckey. 

Forestry 

9:00-10:00— New Agriculture Building, Room 128. 

Lecture: Windbreaks to protect farmsteads 
— J. E. Davis. 

Horticulture 

New Agriculture Building, Room 127. 

9:00-10:00 — Pomology: What should be known about 

pruning — W. A. Ruth. 
10:00-11:00 — Olericulture: Cold-storage lockers for vege- 
table storage — L. A. Somers. 

Horticulture and Homemakers , 
Conference 

10:00-11:00— Lincoln Hall Theatre. 

Demonstration: Use of cut flowers in the 
home — H. B. Dorner. 

Poultry 

New Agriculture Building, Room 316. 

9:00-10:00 — Brooding and rearing chicks — H. H. Alp. 
10:00-10:45— The value of alfalfa in poultry feeding— 

F. E. Mussehl, University of Nebraska. 
10:45-11:30— The 1938 poultry and egg outlook— P. E. 
Johnston. 

1 Repeated at a later session. 

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(Thursday morning continued) 

Rural Life Conference 

New Agriculture Building. 

8:00- 9:00 — Room 214: Social problems confronting 
the farm family (illustrated) — D. E. Lind- 
STROM. 
9:00-10:00 — Room 218: Music and drama tournament 
plans for 1938-1939— Walter Kimble, 
Paris, presiding. 
10:00-11:00— Room 214: Rebuilding the rural church— 
F. A. Lindhorst, Director, Midwest Com- 
mission on Christian Education in the 
Local Church, Chicago. 
10:00-12:00— Room 214: Forum— Dwight Bair, Cham- 
paign, presiding. 
Discussion led by Leland Mann, Mendon. 
Resource leaders: D. D. Funderburg, Elgin, 
W. H. Walker, Disciples Church, Bloom- 
ington. 

AFTERNOON 
General Sessions 

3:0O- 4:15— Smith Music Hall. 

H. W. Mumford, presiding. 

The Farm Bureau of today — Edward A. 

O'Neal, President, American Farm Bureau 

Federation, Chicago. 
The program will be opened with musical 

selections by the Farm Advisers quartet. 
3:00- 4:15— Lincoln Hall Theatre 

Mrs. Kathryn VanAken Burns, presiding. 
Address: Some present legislative problems 

— Mrs. Florence Fifer Bohrer, Bloom- 

ington. 
Program will be opened with vocal selections 

by Florence Kimmelshue, accompanied by 

June Van Zant. 

Agricultural Economics 

New Agriculture Building, Room 103. 

1:00- 3:00 — Round-table discussion — H. C. M. Case, 
chairman. 
What can we do about tenancy problems in 
Illinois? 
4:30- 5:30 — Question box hour. 

Agricultural Engineering 

Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 201. 

1:00- 2:00— Rural Electrification {cont'd). 
Electricity at work on the farm 

The dairy farm — B. F. Whitmore. 

The truck and fruit farm — L. A. Somers. 

The poultry farm — H. H. Alp. 
2:00- 3:00 — The engineer views electrical uses on the 

farm — E. A. White, Director, Committee 

on Relation of Electricity to Agriculture, 

Chicago. 
4:00- 5:00 — Electric power for feed grinding, silo filling 

and grain elevation — R. C. Hay. 

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(Thursday afternoon — continued) 
Agronomy 

Old Agriculture Building, Room 600. 

1:00- 2:00 — Fitting alfalfa into the pasture program 
— H. L. Westover, U.S.D.A., Washington, 
D. C. 

2:00- 3:00 — Pasture suggestions from observations of 
European pastures — H. L. Ahlgren, Uni- 
versity of Wisconsin, Madison. 

Animal Husbandry — Sheep 

Stock Pavilion. 

1:00- 2:00 — Selection of breeding ewes, illustrated with 
animals — W. J. Hampton. 

2:00- 3:00 — Range management practices and their ap- 
plication to Illinois — B. W. Fairbanks. 

Art Extension 

1:30- 3:00— Architecture Building, Hall of Casts. 

Reports from various communities having 
projects under way; plans for the year; 
announcement of details of boat trip, St. 
Louis to Cincinnati and return, June 14-24 
— R. E. Hieronymus, chairman. 

Beekeeping 

Experimental Zoological Laboratory, Room 104. 

1:00- 2:00 — What organization does for beekeepers — 
Adam Bodenschatz, President, Illinois 
State Beekeepers' Association, Lemont. 
What a ladies' auxiliary may expect to ac- 
complish — Mrs. Adam Bodenschatz, Le- 
mont. 
Value of beekeeping 4-H Clubs — Robert 
Beer (student). 

2:00- 2:30 — Gaining knowledge from exhibiting at fairs 
— Hoyt Taylor, Secretary, Illinois State 
Beekeepers' Association, Pleasant Plains. 

2:30- 3:00 — Some hints on marketing — G. H. Cale, Editor, 
American Bee Journal. 

Dairy 

1:00- 2:50— Dairy Manufactures Building, Room 203. 

Demonstration and discussion: How to make 
frozen desserts — P. H. Tracy. 

Horticulture 

New Agriculture Building, Room 127. 

1:00- 2:00 — Pomology: Diseases of small fruits and 

their control — K. J. Kadow. 
2:00- 3:00— Olericulture: Soybeans for table use— J. W. 

Lloyd. 

4-H Club Work 

1:00- 2:00— New Agriculture Building, Room 128. 

Working with young people — A. B. Graham, 
Extension Service, U.S.D.A., Washington, 
D. C. 

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(Thursday afternoon continued) 
Illinois Farm Managers Association 

Bradley Arcade, 703 S. Wright Street, Champaign. 

1:30- 5:30— C. J. Rohrer, Manager, Sibley Estate, Sibley, 
chairman. 
(1:30) 1938 mscct hazards— W. P. Flint. 

(2:00) Practical applications of erosion control — 

J. B. Andrews. 

(3:00) Some fundamentals in the analysis of farm 

prices — E. J. Working. 
(4:00) Discussion. 
(4:30) Business meeting. 

Poultry — Turkey Program 

New Agriculture Building, Room 316. 
1:00- 2:00— What is good turkey management? — F. E. 
Mussehl, University of Nebraska, Lincoln. 
2:00- 3:00 — Salesmanship for turkey growers — L. E. 
Cline, University of Nevada, Reno. 

EVENING 
Music and Drama Dinner 

*6:00- Woman's Building Cafeteria. 

(For participants and friends in the Music 
and Drama Tournament) 

Illinois Farm Managers Association and 
American Society of Farm Managers 
and Rural Appraisers Dinner and Eve- 
ning Session 

*6:15- Bradley Arcade, 703 S. Wright, Champaign. 

Awarding of certificates accrediting farm 
managers and rural appraisers who re- 
cently passed the examination — D. Howard 
Doane, President, American Society of 
Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. 

Some of our major problems in farm man- 
agement — F. W. Reinoehl, Farm Credit 
Administration, Washington, D. C. 

Discussion. 

State Music and Drama Tournament 

D. E. Lind strom, presiding. 
*7:30- George Huff Gymnasium. 

(General admission, 250; reserved, 35^; pro- 
ceeds will be used to help pay the expenses 
of the participating groups.) 



*Charge made for admission. 



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FRIDAY, JANUARY 14 

MORNING 
General Session 

11:00-12:00— Smith Music Hall. 

H. W. Mumford, presiding. 

Address: Recovery's great quadrangle — 
Louis J. Taber, Master, National Grange, 
Columbus, Ohio. 

Program will be opened with musical selec- 
tions by the Agricultural Faculty quartet, 
accompanied by Airs. D. W. Starr. 

Agricultural Economics 

New Agriculture Building, Room 103. 

9:00-11:00— What is ahead in farm income?— P. E. 
Johnston, chairman and discussion leader. 

Prospects for governmental influences — 
C. L. Stewart. 

The implications of recent money and credit 
developments — G. L. Jordan. 

Agricultural production and business con- 
ditions in relation to farm income — E. J. 
Working. 

Discussion. 

Agricultural Engineering 

Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 201. 

8:00- 9:00 — Performance of different types of motors on 
farm machines — C. W. Veach. 

9:00-10:00 — Hazards in farm wiring — (Speaker to be 

selected). 
10:00-11:00 — Electrical water pumping and water heating 
— R. R. Parks. 

Agronomy 

Old Agriculture Building, Room 600. 

8:00- 9:00 — Round-table discussion of pasture problems. 
9:00-10:00 — Outlook for forage-crop seeds, with special 

reference to imported clover seed — J. C. 

Hackleman. 
10:00-11:00 — Is the soybean a soil-improving crop? — 

O. H. Sears. 

Animal Husbandry — Swine 

Stock Pavilion. 

8:30- 9:30 — Principles underlying breeding — Elmer Rob- 
erts. 
9:30-10:30 — Type, from the point of view of the market 

— Sleeter Bull. 
10:30-11:00 — Symposium on type — Led by E. T. Robbins. 
11:00-11:30— The nutritional aspects of breeding— B. W. 

Fairbanks. 
11:30-12:00 — Some experimental results — Wise Bur- 
roughs. 

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(Friday morning continued) 
Dairy 

9 : OO-l 1 : 00— Stock Pavilion. 

Genetics for the dairy-cattle breeder: demon 
stration in application of genetic principles 
to dairy-cattle breeding A. F. Kuhlman 
and W. W. Yapp. 

Horticulture 

9:00-11:00— New Agriculture Building, Room 127. 

( 9:00) Pomology: Nut varieties for the Illinois 

farms — A. S. Colby. 
(10:00) Olericulture: General discussion of vegetable 
problems — Members of staff. 
10:00-12:00— Meet at Floriculture Building. 

Personally conducted tour of the Floricnl- 
tural Greenhouses — Members of staff. 

Poultry — Turkey Program (cont'd) 

New Agriculture Building, Room 316. 

9:00-10:00 — Selecting and finishing turkeys for market — 

L. E. Cline, University of Nevada, Reno. 

10:00-11:00 — Getting better hatches from turkey eggs — 

F. E. Mussehl, University of Nebraska, 

Lincoln. 

AFTERNOON 
Agricultural Engineering 

Agricultural Engineering Building, Room 201. 

1:00- 2:00 — Rural service through news — F. J. Keilholz. 

2:00- 3:00 — Rural service through salesmanship — F. A. 
Russell. 

3:00- 4:00 — Program planning in a rural service depart- 
ment — Symposium led by F. C. Kingsley, 
Illinois Northern Utilities, Dixon. 

Animal Husbandry 

Animal Pathology Laboratory. 

1:00-2:00 — Traum's disease, brucellosis, or contagious 
abortion — Robert Graham and G. L. 
Dunlap. 

2:00- 3:00— We must not forget sanitation— E. T. 
Robbins. 



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HOMEMAKERS' 
CONFERENCE 

MONDAY, JANUARY 10 

MORNING 
Registration — Lower Parlors, Woman's Building. 

AFTERNOON 

Woman's Building. 

1:00- 2:00 — Room 114: Suppose we go shopping — 
Mrs. Julia Cameron. 

2:00- 3:00 — Room 114: 'Working pewter as a hobby — 
Mrs. Jean Muir Dorsey, Urbana. 

2:00- 3:00 — Room 210: 'Choosing your color — Helen 
Eades. 

Lincoln Hall Theatre. 
1:00- 2:00 — 'Recent progress in food problems for 
homemakers — Fred W. Tanner. 

Smith Music Hall. 
3:00- 4:15— General Session. 

EVENING 

Farm and Home Week Banquet. 

*5:30- Woman's Building, First Floor Gymna- 

sium. 

Talk: Refuse thoughts of a dirt farmer — 
Ralph Allen, Delavan. 

Basketball Game, Illinois vs. Purdue. 

*7:30- 9:00— George Huff Gymnasium. 



TUESDAY, JANUARY 11 

MORNING 

9 : 00-1 1 : 00— Woman's Building. 

Round table discussions. 

Room 117: Farm home markets — Anna 
Knobloch, Tuscola. 

Room 210: Family financial planning — 
Mrs. Ruth C. Freeman and Howard F. 
Bigelow. 

Room 114: Electrical equipment — Gladys 
J. Ward and Ralph R. Parks. 

10:00-12:00— Old Agriculture Building, Morrow Hall. 
Illinois Home Bureau Federation. 2 
Business session — Mrs. J. V. Stevenson, 
President, presiding. 



*Charge made for admission. 1 Repeated at a later session. 

2 For county and unit home-bureau officers. 

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10:00-12:00 — Lincoln Hall Theatre. 

(10:00) What is new in nutrition Harriet Barto. 
(11:00) Genera] session for women Mrs. Kami 
kvn VanAken Burns, presiding. 
Behind the scenes in public health — 
Nathan SlNAI, M.D., Division of Hygiene 
and Public Health, University of Michi- 
gan, Ann Arbor. 

AFTERNOON 

1:00- 3:00— Old Agriculture Building, Morrow Hall. 
Illinois Home Bureau Federation. 
Business session (cont'd). 

1:00- 3:00— Lincoln Hall Theatre. 

(1:00) draining boys and girls for family life — 
Mrs. Howard Bigelow. 

(2:00) 1 What's happening in the clothing and tex- 
tile field — Mary C. Whitlock. 

1:00- 2:00— Woman's Building, Room 210. 

Family homes — Isabel Bevier. 

2:00- 3:00— Architecture Building, Room 120. 

interior materials — L. H. Provine, F. M. 
Lescher, and E. F. Toth. 

3:00- 4:15— Smith Music Hall and Lincoln Hall 
Theatre. 
General sessions. 
4:15- 5:00— Woman's Building, Room 210. 

"A story of a midwestern farm woman," by 
Octave Thanet (reading) — H. G. Paul. 

EVENING 

7:30- 8:45— Lincoln Hall Theatre. 
General session. 



WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12 

MORNING 

9 : 00-1 1 : 00— Woman's Building. 

( 9:00) Room 114: ^ood requirements of children 
— Julia Outhouse. 

(10:00) Room 210: Research on the Dionne quin- 
tuplets — Mrs. H. H. Anderson, Urbana. 

9:00-10:00— Lincoln Hall Theatre. 

What's happening in the clothing and tex- 
tile field — Mary C. Whitlock. 

10:00-11:00— Old Agriculture, First Floor, Meat 
Laboratory. 

a The homemaker in the meat market — 
Sleeter Bull. 

11:00-12:00— Lincoln Hall Theatre. 

General session for women — Mrs. J. V. 

Stevenson, presiding. 
Homemaking in a modern world — J. Lita 

Bane. 



'Repeated at later sessions. 

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AFTERNOON 
1:00- 3:00— Old Agriculture Building, Morrow Hall. 

Organization round table for county and 
unit home-bureau officers — Mrs. Elsie 
Mies, presiding. 

1:00- 3:00— Woman's Building, Upper Parlors. 

Family recreation — Mrs. Spencer Ewing, 
Bloomington, presiding. 

1:00- 2:00— Old Agriculture, First Floor, Meat 
Laboratory. 

The homemaker in the meat market — 
Sleeter Bull. 

2:00- 3:00— Lincoln Hall Theatre. 

The selection of dinnerware — C. W. Par- 
melee. 

3:00- 4:15— Smith Music Hall and Lincoln Hall 
Theatre. 
General sessions. 

EVENING 

7:30- George Huff Gymnasium. 

Winter Festival — Community Sing and 
Recreation. 



THURSDAY, JANUARY 13 



MORNING 

9:00-12:00— Lincoln Hall Theatre. 

( 9:00) Recent progress in food problems for the 

homemaker — Fred W. Tanner. 
(10:00) Demonstration: Use of cut flowers in the 

home — H. B. Dorner. 
(11:00) General session for women— Lita Bane, 
presiding. 
The rediscovery of the family — H. F. 
Bigelow. 

9:00-11:00— Woman's Building, Room 210. 

( 9:00) Choosing your color — Helen Eades. 
(10:00) Food requirements of children — Gladys 
Kinsman. 



AFTERNOON 

1:00- 3:00— Woman's Building, Room 210. 

(1:00) Research on the Dionne quintuplets — Mrs. 

H. H. Anderson, Urbana. 
(2:00) ^omemaking in the far north — Freda A. 

Peterson. 

1:00- 2:00— Woman's Building, Room 114. 

Working pewter as a hobby — Mrs. Jean 
Muir Dorsey, Urbana. 



1 Repeated at a later session. 

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2:00- 3:00— Lincoln Hall Theatre. 

Training boys and girla For Family life Mrs. 

I [OWARD BIGELOW. 

3:00- 4:15— Smith Music Hall and Lincoln Hall 
Theatre. 
General sessions. 



EVENING 
State Music and Drama Tournament. 

D. E. Lindstrom, presiding. 
*7:30- George Huff Gymnasium. 

(General admission, 25^; reserved, 35^.) 



FRIDAY, JANUARY 14 



9:00-10:00— Woman's Building, Room 114. 

Suppose we go shopping — Mrs. Julia Cam- 
eron. 

9:00-10:00— Lincoln Hall Theatre. 

What is new in nutrition — Harriet Barto. 
10:00-11:00— Architecture Building, Room 120. 

Interior materials — L. H. Provine, F. M. 
Lescher, and E. F. Toth. 

10:00-11:00— Woman's Building, Room 210. 

Homemaking in the far north — Freda A. 
Peterson. 

11:00-12:00— Smith Music Hall. 
General session. 



*Charge made for admission. 



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SPECIAL 
CONFERENCES 



American Society of Farm Managers and 
Rural Appraisers 

The annual meeting of the American Society of Farm 
Managers and Rural Appraisers will be held on Friday, 
January 14, 1938, at Bradley Arcade, 703 South Wright, 
Champaign, Illinois. Programs may be obtained by writing 
to H. C. M. Case, Secretary of the Society, College of 
Agriculture, Urbana. 

Annual School for Grain Judges 

During Farm and Home Week the Department of 
Agronomy and the Illinois Crop Improvement Association 
conduct a school for seed and grain judges. At the con- 
clusion of the school an examination is held and certifi- 
cates of "Certified Grain Judge" are awarded to those 
who successfully complete the week's work and pass the 
examination. Scheduled work will be given from 8 to 9 
a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. with an opportunity for individual 
practice during the day. The first meeting will be held 
on Monday, January 10, at 11 a.m. in Room 110, Old Agri- 
culture Building. Special emphasis will be given to corn 
and small grains this year. 

4-H Open House 

The 4-H House for student girls at 202 East Green 
Street, Champaign, invites all County Farm Bureau and 
Home Bureau presidents, 4-H Club Chairmen, and State 
Federation officers to an open house on Thursday, January 
13, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. 

Illinois Brown Swiss Breeders Association 

The Illinois Brown Swiss Breeders Association will 
hold its annual winter meeting on Tuesday, January 11, 
at 10 a.m. in Room 302, Old Agriculture Building. 

Illinois Crop Improvement Association 

The annual business meeting and banquet of the Illinois 
Crop Improvement Association will be held on Wednesday, 
January 12. (See Wednesday afternoon and evening pro- 
grams, page 16.) 

Illinois Guernsey Breeders Association 

The annual winter meeting of the Illinois Guernsey 
Breeders Association will be held on Thursday, January 
13, at 10 a.m. in Room 302, Old Agriculture Building. 

Illinois Guild of Master Farm Homemakers 

The Illinois Guild of Master Farm Homemakers will 
have its annual business meeting on Wednesday, January 
12, at 4:15 p.m., in Room 121, Woman's Building. There 
will also be a luncheon meeting for this group at the 
Southern Tea Room on Thursday at noon. 

Illinois Jersey Cattle Club 

The annual meeting of the Illinois Jersey Cattle Club 
will be held on Wednesday, January 12, at 10 a.m. in Room 
302, Old Agriculture Building. 

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Illinois Turkey Growers' Association 

The Illinois Turkey Growers' Association will hold a 
two-day meeting at Urbana on Thursday and Friday, Jan- 
uary 13 and 14. The annual business meeting of the Vsso 
ciation will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, January 14, in 
Room 316, New Agriculture Building. 

Young Peoples' Fireside Forums 

Each morning between 8 and 8:50 a.m. an informal 
discussion will be held for young men in Room 114, 
Woman's Building and for young women in Second Vloor 
Parlors, Wo man's Building. Young men and women who 
live on farms, who have not yet married, and are out of 
school, are especially invited to attend these Forums. 



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EXHIBITS 



Illinois Seed Grain Show 

The Illinois Seed Grain Show and the Seventeenth 
Annual Utility Corn Show will be held in connection with 
Farm and Home Week, on the Fourth Floor of the New 
Agriculture Building. 

The Corn Show will be open to visitors at 4 p.m. Mon- 
day, January 10, and will remain open thruout the week. 
The best hours to visit the show are 8 a.m. and from 4 to 
6 p.m. daily. 

Agricultural Engineering 

On display at the Agricultural Engineering Building 
will be found power and field machinery, tractors, home 
equipment, building materials, soil erosion control ma- 
chinery, and plans and models of farm buildings. Rural 
electrification exhibits will also be on display. 

Agronomy 

Exhibits pertaining to soils and crops will be on display 
from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily on the Fourth Floor of the 
New Agriculture Building. Of special interest will be the 
hybrid corn exhibit. 

Animal Husbandry 

A pathological museum of animal diseases may be seen 
in the Animal Pathology Laboratory from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
daily. 

The purebred and experimental herds and flocks main- 
tained on the South Farm may be seen at the same hours. 

A demonstration of the beneficial effects of adding 
protein and lime to an exclusive ration of corn may be 
seen on the Fourth Floor of the New Agriculture Building. 

Dairy Husbandry 

Plant practices and operation in the preparation of the 
various dairy products may be observed in the Dairy 
Manufactures Building. The best time to see the plant in 
operation is between 6 a.m. and noon. A special feature 
of the operations this year will be the filling of paper milk 
containers between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. 

The dairy cattle barns on South Lincoln Avenue are 
open to visitors daily. The best hours for seeing the cattle 
are 4-5:30 p.m. when the herdsmen or members of the 
Dairy Department staff will be present to answer questions. 

Home Economics 

The home economics exhibit in Gregorian Hall (fourth 
floor of the Woman's Building) illustrates many phases 
of the program to be presented to the homemakers. 

Several other departments and agencies are cooperating 
with the Home Economics Department in this exhibit. 
Among these are the State Natural History Survey, 
Ceramic Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, and the 
Illinois Tuberculosis Association. This exhibit will be 
open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Horticulture 

Tomatoes and other vegetables grown under glass 
during the winter months can be seen at the Vegetable 
Greenhouse. 

At the Floriculture Greenhouse the more commonly 



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grown greenhouse flowers, as well as many lesser known 

kinds, will bo 00 display. 

Nut fruits and disease specimens are on display in the 
front hall of the Horticulture Field Laboratory. 

Insects 

How to protect stored seeds and grains from attack 
by insects. This is an exhibit on the Fourth Floor of the 
New Agriculture Building, It illustrates methods for the 
storage of seeds and the use of chemicals for the fumi- 
gation of seeds and grains held on farms. 

Publications 

Bulletins, circulars, and other available printed infor- 
mation of the College of Agriculture are on display in the 
Lower Parlors of the Woman's Building, where cards are 
also available on which one can make request for any of 
the publications desired. Anyone wishing his name added 
to the mailing list for announcements of future publica- 
tions may also so indicate. 

Museums 

The Classical Archaeology and Art, European Culture 
and Oriental Museums {top floor, Lincoln Hall) and the 
Natural History Museum {third and fourth floors of 
Natural History Building) are open to visitors to the 
campus. 

The Museum of European Culture has arranged ma- 
terial of special interest to Farm and Home Week guests. 
Elevator service direct to this museum is available on the 
north corridor near the west entrance to Lincoln Hall. 



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MISCELLANEOUS 

THE LIBRARY OF fH£ 

NOV 9- 1938 

MovteMIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 

During the noon hours on Wednesday and Thursday 
movies of general interest to Farm and Home Week 
guests will be shown in Lincoln Hall Theatre. 

Motion pictures pertaining to farm mechanics will be 
shown in the Agricultural Engineering Building each day 
during the noon hour and at 5 p.m. Students will also 
operate a lunch stand. 

Regional Soybean Laboratory Open House 

Dr. O. E. May and associates of the Regional Soybean 
Laboratory will hold open house for Farm and Home 
Week visitors from 4 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, 
Wednesday, and Thursday in Room 218, Old Agriculture 
Building. 

The equipment of this new laboratory may be inspected 
by those who are interested in the development of indus- 
trial uses of the soybean. 

Student Ushers at General Sessions 

Marjorie Innes, President, Home Economics Club. 
Marian Ahlers, Margaret Baudison, Mildred Carroll, Mabel 
Eck, Myrtle Eck, Garnet Ginther, Nancy Grosboll, Doris 
Ramp, Louise Rucker, Henrietta Saltsman, Dorothy Timm, 
Charlotte Young. 

Gerald Redman, President, Agriculture Club, Paul 
Adams, Maurice Buckman, Donald Cherry, Richard Drake, 
Franklin Dugan, Edward Elliott, H. G. Fugate, Aubrey 
Harless, Robert Hufford, John Lamb, Ralph McKinney, 
Donald Peach, Max Summers. 

University Library Browsing Room 

The Browsing Room on the second floor of the Uni- 
versity Library will be open to Farm and Home Week 
visitors during the entire week. 

Varsity Basketball Practice 

Farm and Home Week visitors are welcome to watch 
the varsity basketball practice sessions at the George Huff 
Gymnasium from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, 
and Thursday afternoons. The only requirements are that 
people sit in the balcony and keep relatively quiet so as 
not to hinder instruction by the coaches. 

W L S Broadcast 

WLS will broacast a part of its regular Dinner Bell 
program direct from Farm and Home Week on Monday 
and Tuesday, January 10 and 11, from 12 to 12:30 p.m. 
This will be from the stage of Lincoln Hall Theatre and 
John Baker, WLS announcer, will be in charge. All 
Farm and Home Week visitors are invited to watch the 
broadcast. 



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